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Today in History for September 17th

USATODAY.com Thursday, 17 September 2020
Highlights of this day in history: The Battle of Antietam sets a bloody record during America's Civil War; Work ends on U.S. Constitution; Israel and Egypt's leaders sign Camp David Accords; Singer Hank Williams born; 'MASH' premieres. (Sept. 17)
 
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Giza pyramids get electric buses and restaurant [Video]

Giza pyramids get electric buses and restaurant

Egypt showcased on Tuesday (October 20) its latest developments of the Giza pyramids plateau, which included the site's first-ever restaurant and a set of eco-friendly electric buses.

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Egypt unveils newly-discovered ancient coffins [Video]

Egypt unveils newly-discovered ancient coffins

Egyptian archaeologists discovered more than 80 coffins in the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, a burial ground that is also home to one of the world's oldest pyramids.

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US legislators call on Egypt’s el-Sisi to release prisoners [Video]

US legislators call on Egypt’s el-Sisi to release prisoners

Letter urges Egyptian president to release activists, journalists, lawyers and prisoners of conscience.

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Egypt grandpa becomes world's oldest soccer pro

Introducing the world's oldest pro soccer player Location: Cairo, Egypt Ezzeldin Bahader was awarded the...
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Egypt releases satirical blogger Shadi Abu Zeid

The activist is reunited with his family after spending 29 months in jail for spreading "fake news".
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Israel Israel Country in Western Asia

Sudan joins UAE and Bahrain in recognising Israel, Donald Trump announces [Video]

Sudan joins UAE and Bahrain in recognising Israel, Donald Trump announces

Part of the brokered deal includes a payment of €282.5 million from Sudan as compensation to US victims of terrorism.View on euronews

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Here's the latest for Friday October 23rd: Trump, Biden frame closing appeals for sprint to election; Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel; Harris..
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Netanyahu dodges Trump question on 'Sleepy Joe' [Video]

Netanyahu dodges Trump question on 'Sleepy Joe'

After Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, President Donald Trump asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, "Do you think 'Sleepy Joe' could have made this deal?" Netanyahu answered by phone; "...we appreciate the help for peace from anyone in America.”

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Trump says Sudan will normalize relations with Israel, days after he moved to lift terrorism designation

The details of the Israel-Sudan deal were not clear. But Trump's announcement came days after he agreed to remove Sudan from list of terrorism sponsors.

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Sudan agrees to normalise relations with Israel, Trump says | BREAKING NEWS [Video]

Sudan agrees to normalise relations with Israel, Trump says | BREAKING NEWS

US President Donald Trump announces that Sudan and Israel have agreed to the normalisation of relations.

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